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Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County Newsletters

This collection is composed of the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County Newsletters, formerly known as the Clay County Historical Society, from between the years 1988 to 2005. The newsletter’s articles are largely written by staff and the occasional volunteer of the Historical Society and cover a wide variety of topics regarding the history and heritage of Clay County. Topics range from architecture and sites in Clay County towns, important figures to the county’s history and development, geography and locations, and details on the CCHS’s collections and activities.

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What Kinds of Things Do We Collect: Part 1 of a 3 part series on collecting, preserving, and disseminating Clay County's history Gunfight on 4th Street: Moorhead policeman Roy Larson Killed: Killing of Moorhead patrolman by Raymond P. Ligget, AKA Roy Larson, and subsequent arrest and incarceration Phrenology Using Hat Sizes?: A look at pseudoscience of determining psychological profiles by measuring bumps on and size of ones' head
Topics: Museum Collections, Police, Murder, Phrenology
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Cream-Colored Bricks that Built a Town: Brickmaking industry in Clay County 1870s to 1910s Leif Erickson Wins Bronze Medal at 1893 Columbian Exposition: Part 2 of 3 part series regarding Clay County involvement at Exposition St. Patrick's Day in Clay County? Who Celebrated and how did they celebrate?: Irish heritage and St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Moorhead and Glyndon in 1870s and 1880s What's in the Archives? - Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: Extent of collections and the uses of the maps...
Topics: Fire Insurance, Amusement, Construction, Industry, St. Patrick's Day
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A Century of Flooding: From weather exhibit copy, snow melt and flash floods.
Topic: Climate
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Daily park, Moorhead's Smallest Park: .013 acre park at intersection of 3rd and 4th Streets south in Moorhead - its history and development Moorhead Viking Ship Park Site of Archaeological Excavations: Preliminary exploratory dig in 4 locations on The Point, Moorhead's original residential area, by archaeology students from MSU and NDSU June 1996 On the Road, Again: More road games designed to keep kids occupied on long trips
Topics: Moorhead (MN), Archaeology, Amusement
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City Hall an Excellent Candidate for Restoration According to Preservationist: MHS architect Stuart MacDonald gives recommendation for preservation of 1899 Barnesville City Hall Preservation: Vital to a Museum's Trust: Part 2 of 3 part series on collection, preservation and dissemination of Clay County's history Bicycling: The Fad That Didn't Go Away: Bicycles and the biking craze of the late 1800s in Clay County
Topics: Barnesville, MN, Museum Collections, Bicycling
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Spinning a Yarn: Textile art vocabulary CCHS - A History of Our History: 60 years and Counting: A history of the Clay County Historical Society, 1936-1996
Topics: Language, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
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"The Point" to be site of archaeological dig: Moorhead State University's Dr. Michael Michlovic leads Moorhead's first urban archaeological dig in the Viking Ship Park
Topic: Archaeology
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Moorhead Mourns Assassinated President, 1901: William McKinley assassinated September 14, 1901, and Moorhead's response 1936 Heat Wave Very Persistent: Two week long heat wave featured record high in Moorhead of 114 degrees and 100 plus highs for 8 days straight
Topics: Climate, Assassination, William McKinley
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Music to Our Ears: Violinist Knute Syverson and hardanger violins Wange's Photographs Document Over 50 Years of Community Life: Hawley photographer S. P. Wange and glass plate negative collection Labor Day - A Day of Rest Thanks to Mr. McGuire!: Origins of Labor Day holiday
Topics: Music, Photography, Holidays
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Legion Hall slated for demolition: Demolition of historically important Moorhead building A Century of Bathing Suits (1870-1970): Exhibit focusing on changing swimming suit styles
Topics: Demolition, American Legion
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Fashion by Decree-Effect of World War 2 and rationing on clothing and fashions Record, Riles and Video Tape: A Behind the Scenes Look at Artifact Record Keeping-Basic description of museum collections record keeping as of 1991 Cookbooks Enlisted in War Effort-Effect of World War 2 rationing on cooking Things That Go Bump in Clay County-Local ghost stories from area publications and elsewhere Gardening: Recreation and Patriotism During World War 2-Victory Gardens and effect of food rationing and...
Topics: Fashion, Rationing, World War 2, Museum Collections, Ghost Stories, Victory Gardens, Home Front,...
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Navigating the Red; Moorhead to Winnipeg in 1882: Part 1 of 2 part series reprinting fictional account of steamboat trip from Moorhead to Winnipeg in June 1882
Topics: Transportation, Steamboats
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Be My Valentine: History and traditions surrounding St. Valentine and Valentine's Day Promise Her Anything, But Give Her...: Matching quiz regarding advertising slogans from 1885-1949 The Rocking Chair: Symbol of Democracy: History and development of rocking chairs Skiing: From Pioneer Transportation to Modern Day Exercise: Skiing in Clay County featuring cross country skiing, ski jumping, and earlyskis used for transportation
Topics: Valentine's Day, Advertising, Inventions, Skiing, Exercise
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A Long Blizzard -  March 1966: Four day blizzard in 1966 remembered and how Clay County residents coped
Topic: Climate
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An Abandoned Channel of the Red River: NDSU geologist Schwert discusses an old channel of the Red River between Edgewood Golf Course in Fargo running toward Argusville, North Dakota, and when and why the river course may have changed Old-fashioned Fun and Games: Rules and how to play a variety of early 20th century games The Lowly Apron - Gender and Class Specific through the Ages: History and development
Topics: Red River of the North, Amusement, Geology, Clothing
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Yum, Yum - or "Could I Have That Recipe?": Popular family recipes for candy and cookies supplied by board members and spouses for CCHS Christmas open house, December 7, 1997 Measuring Up! or What is a Pound Cake? or How Much is a Wineglassful?: 19th and early 20th century cooking terms and techniques and weights and measures Geology Teaches Railroad a Bitter Lesson - at Stockwood: The construction techniques used and building problems encountered by the Northern Pacific Railroad...
Topics: Recipes, Cooking, Railroads
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Historical examples of household frugality and making due Flaten Photographs First National Park: O.E. Flaten's expedition to Yellowstone Park in 1884 with Moorhead artist Ralph DeCamp Clay County: Land of 107 Lakes: Names, natural history and history of lakes in Clay County What's in the Archives? - Newspapers: Extent of collections and uses of newspapers by genealogists and others Country School Comes Alive-Hawley Second Grade students and teacher Sally Critchley visit...
Topics: Education, Pioneers, Yellowstone National Park, O.E. Flaten, Ralph DeCamp, Lakes, Archives...
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Carrie Deming has lost a Bright Red Portemonnaie...: Part 1 of 2 part series on Deming and Huntoon families of Glyndon and Moorhead History along the Red: Reprint of self-guided walking, biking or canoe tour of historic sites along the Red River in Moorhead developed in 1990 for Riverfront Days Computerizing Your Family History: CD-ROMs and use of online resources with comparisons of CD-ROMs available for genealogists and online services
Topics: Biographies, Red River of the North, Digitization
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The Grippe grips Clay County: Influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 and its effect on Clay County Dr. Thysell, Great Friend to CCHS: The late Dr. V. Duane Thysell, long time Hawley physician and CCHS volunteer with the Flaten/Wange collection memorial What's in the Archives? - Census Records: State and federal Census schedules in CCHS collections and their uses in genealogical and other research A Doctor, Salesman or Policeman? Fulton, a Man of Many Interests: Moorhead veterinarian, auto dealer and...
Topics: Disease, Memorials, Occupations, Census Records
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Hold on to your Drawers and Pull up your Socks: Another in a series in which obscure or outdated words which occasionally show up in research are defined Fargo and Moorhead Electric Street Railway: 1904-1937: History and development of the street car system and its impact on Moorhead
Topics: Language, Streetcars, Moorhead (MN)
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Board Games: An American Pastime: History and development Computerizing Your Family History: How to and comparisons of software packages available for genealogists
Topics: Amusement, Genealogy, Digitization
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Movies in Clay County 100 Years Ago: Centenary of first motion pictures shown in Moorhead's Fraternity Hall, May 1897
Topic: Movies
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Education Top Priority in the Early 1900s-Construction of Moorhead High School building on 8th Street and 3rd Avenue South, 1919-1920 Friends Remember Clay County Aviatrix Florence Klingensmith as a Dare Devil-Florence Gunderson Klingensmith of Oakmound area and Moorhead and early female pilot, 1904-1933 Preserving our Ethnic Heritage Through Dance-Profile of Moorhead State University Heritage Dancers Are We There Yet? or How Much Further is it?-Road games for kids on highway trips from 1954...
Topics: Aviation, Moorhead, MN, Construction, Dance, Amusement
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Just for Fun: What about the Good Old Days?: First inventions including typewriter, chewing gum, zip code canned food, television, etc. Flaten/Wange Collections: A Chronicle of Clay County: Flaten/Wange collection biographies of the photographers and information about the collection and its strengths for researchers Either You Like it or You Don't - That's Hair Artistry: Jewelry and wreaths made from human hair in the 1800
Topics: Inventions, Photography, Accessories
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Woodlawn Cabin Once a Stagecoach Station: Former Burbank Station on Minnesota Stage Company' St. Paul to Gorgetown line, now standing in the Moorhead Garden Club in Woodlawn Park in 1934 Whaduhwewant? Whaduhyagot???: What CCHS collects and why and what we need to collect
Topics: Cabin, Museum Collections
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Depression Era Home has Charm all its Own: Experiences restoring a 1931 era home From Moscow to Moorhead: Experiences of a Russian exchange student and CCHS intern at Moorhead State University A Museum's Goal: to Educate: Part 3 of 3 part series on collecting, preserving and disseminating Clay County's history
Topics: Great Depression, Education, Museum Collections
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Steamboating on the Red: Brief history of steam transportation on the Red River 1859-1910 Death and marriage Record Indexes Available in CCHS Archives: Description of materials and how they can be used by genealogists and other researchers
Topics: Transportation, Records
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Christmas, Moland Township, 1870-Christmas memories reprinted from Levi Thorvedt's reminiscence of life in Buffalo River Settlement in early 1870s Christmas, Village of Glyndon-Two Christmas stories from 1872 issue of Glyndon Red River Gazette regarding visit of Santa Claus Obscure Graveyard, a Wealth of History-Zion Lutheran Church and Silver Lake Cemetery south of Hawley Santa and his Reindeer Visit Hawley-Visit of "Reindeer Man" of Ray Minnesota to Hawley during Poultry and Trade...
Topics: Christmas, Pioneers, Santa Claus, Naturalization, Textiles
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Photo Mysteries: Studying photos to learn about the past and the photos themselves St. John's Dike and River Change: Building of the Fargo Flood Control Dike, 1959-1960, and changes to the river
Topics: Photography, Red River
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Can a Relict Have a Relic?: Obscure and outdated terms which occasionally show up in research are defined Carrie Deming has Lost a bright Red Portemonnaie: Part 2 of 2 part article on the Deming and Huntoon Families of Moorhead and Glyndon
Topics: Language, Biography
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CCHS Weathers Flood of '97 Just Fine: CCHS and HHIS efforts in protecting Center from flood waters A Casualty to the North: CCHS helps Grand Forks County Historical Society clean up Myre Museum-Campbell House after 1997 flood Clay County Fairs - 125 Years of Tradition: Clay County Fairs at Moorhead, Glyndon and Barnesville, 1872-1997
Topics: Disasters, Amusement
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Treasures from the Past: CCHS opens time capsule from the demolished Moorhead National Guard Armory in 1934
Topic: Time Capsule
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Navigating the Red: Moorhead to Winnipeg in 1882: Part 2 of 2 part series reprinting fictional account of steamboat trip from Moorhead to Winnipeg in June 1882 by Loudon Wilson On Signing an Appeal: History and background of struggle for women's suffrage featuring excerpts of a column 1872 The Power of the Place: A Life Journey, Laura C. Redden Searing 1840-1923
Topics: Transportation, Steamboating, Suffrage, Laura C. Redden
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Clay County Civil War Vet Remembered-Memorial of Private John C. Davis Storage and Display of Heirloom Textiles-Part Three of the Heirloom textile series which focuses on proper storage areas and display instructions The Enemy is at Our Door...Water, Water Everywhere!-August 10, 1909, severe flooding due to rain in Hawley, MN
Topics: Flood, Textile, John C. Davis
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Cleaning Your Heirloom Textiles [how to, part 2]-Second part of how to care for historical textiles 130th Anniversary of Steamboating-Article focusing on the construction of the Red River's first steamboat: Anson Northrup
Topics: Steamboats, Textiles
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The Winter 1988 newsletter for Clay County.
Topics: History, Moorhead (Minn.)
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Moorhead Ice Company: History and development of local industry Soap Making: Guide on making soap in pioneer times
Topics: Soap, Moorhead, MN, Industry
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Probstfield Living History Farm Will Feature Early Farming Methods: Plans for community supported agriculture and living project at Probstfield property north of Moorhead Time Capsule Recovered at Glyndon: Opening of time capsule at Glyndon's 125th Anniversary Celebration, buried either during 1972 or 1976 Tornado Wrecks GN Empire Builder, 1931: One of two killer tornadoes in county history causes damage through western Clay County, 1931, including derailing passenger train near Sabin
Topics: Agriculture, Time Capsule, Disaster
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Barnesville Coal "Field"-Discovery of small coal deposits near Barnesville, MN and their failure after a man was injured Textile Conference-Local and international attendees participate in a lengthy demonstration of looms and weaving/lacing techniques and history HHIS Fall Exhibit: "America's Uncommon Places: The Blessing of Liberty"-HHIC was chosen as one of 8 sites for photography exhibit for the work of various artists and their students on the subject of 16 culturally...
Topics: Prospecting, Textiles, Photography
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Glyndon Area Historical Society Organized
Topics: Glyndon, MN
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Julgranskorg: Pattern and directions how to make a Swedish Christmas tree basket Railroad War of 1880: History and background of turmoil surrounding the crossing of the Northern Pacific Railway's mainline through Moorhead by the Barnesville and Moorhead (later Great Northern) Railway in 1880 What's in the Archives? - Fire Insurance Maps: Color transparencies available for research, copies of fire insurance maps held by the Minnesota Historical Society
Topics: Christmas, Railways, Fire Insurance
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"Moorhead Bridge Disaster, 1902"-Bridge collapse on April 15, 1902, nearly kills three men
Topics: Moorhead, MN, Disaster
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Barnesville Heritage Center Opens Muskoda Fill-Area where Northern Pacific railroad builders solved unique geological building challenges
Topics: Barnesville, MN, Railroads, Lake Agassiz
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Interns at CCHS: Learning How to Preserve and Interpret History: Biographical information and thoughts on their internships at CCHS Household Hints for the Busy Housewife or How-to-do's for Spring Cleaning: Housekeeping and cleaning suggestions from old household guides and cookbooks from 1833-1957 Transportation Crossroads: Old Georgetown: Hudson's Bay Company steamboat terminal and Red River cart depot at Georgetown 1859 to 1872
Topics: Interns, Housekeeping, Transportation
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Clay County Historical Society to Accept Bergquist Cabin-Article on the preservation of Moorhead's oldest building Happy Anniversary-400th anniversary of the knitting machine Islands on the Stream: Clay County's Southwest Border-Article on the curious course of the Red River
Topics: Red River, Moorhead, MN, Knitting Machine
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Clay County Train Robbery, 1897-Robbers attempt to steal several thousand dollars from a Glyndon train
Topics: Robbery, Train
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Nuptials spoken on Moorhead street corner: Investigation of Flaten/Wange photo of wedding at corner of 4th and Front Streets, Moorhead Where's the Beef?: Why we don't show all our artifacts all the time Concrete Remnants Solid Reminder of Early Moorhead/Fargo Bridges: Basic history of bridges Islands of Glacial Lake Agassiz Situated in Clay County: Two visible former islands and a sand bar linking them east of Downer
Topics: Photography, Geology, Architecture
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Travelling Doll Visits CCHS Museum and Other Area Historic Sites: Northern Lights Chapter of the Heartland of the Embroiderers Guild of America hosts traveling doll, Iva Lotta Phloss, visits CCHS Bergquist Cabin, CCHS museum and District #3 school Rollag Bergquist Cabin Well Hidden: Construction, history and restoration of CCHS' John G. Bergquist cabin in north Moorhead Fun with Dick and Jane: Dick and Jane series of readers compared with McGuffy's Eclectic Readers
Topics: Literature, Dolls, Cabin
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Preserving Your Heirloom Textiles- Guide on how to properly store textiles for the long term What's in the Archives? - Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps-Covers Moorhead and Barnesville
Topics: Textiles, Insurance Maps
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Moorhead's Brewery: a Colorful chapter in the History of Clay County-Beer Manufacturing in Moorhead brewery owned variously by Larken Brothers, John Erickson and Ole Aslesen between 1875 and 1901 Clay County Residents participate at Chicago World Fair: Two Area Music Teachers Perform: Part 1 of 3 part series on Clay County participation in 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago featuring Moorhead music teachers performances Hawley Pioneer Prolific Inventor-Hawley blacksmith and inventions...
Topics: Breweries, Amusement, Inventors, City Directories
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A Potpourri of Easter Lore: Easter parades, bunnies, lilies, eggs, etc. Successful Clay County lawyer Considered Himself a Lawyer: Magnus Wefald of Hawley profiled after his death Killer Blizzard Follows Spring Thaw in 1941: March 5, 1941 Blizzard POWs work at Moorhead Truck Farm: World War 2 German prisoners of war work on Peterson and Horn Farms summers of 1944 and 1945
Topics: Easter, Blizzard, Disaster, War, Prisoners of War, World War Two
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Quack, Quack, Quack: Two quack medical devices from CCHS's collections featured The Dog on Highway 10: Building of a concrete sculpture of an Alaskan Malamute in front of Crume Kennels east of Glyndon by Ernest Konikson of Erskine, Minnesota, 1972 Just How Cold Was it -  Way Back When?: Cold wave in January and February 1936 when temperatures remained below zero in Moorhead for 38 straight days
Topics: Medicine, Inventions, Sculpture, Artists, Moorhead, MN, Weather
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Postal Increase? When Did it all Begin?: A brief history of the postal service and illustrating showing changing domestic letter rates The Lowdown on Socks: History and development of hose and socks
Topics: Clothing, Postal Service
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"The West That Was"-New exhibit focusing on pioneering and settlement of the West
Topics: Pioneers, the West
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How to Make a Spool Knitter and Spool-knit Wreath: Instructions, how to Haynes Photos Among Earliest in Clay County: F. Jay Haynes photos in CCHS collections The Lowly Coat Hanger - Where did it Come From?: Background and history Christmas Traditions: Stories about celebrating Christmas from Seasons to Remember and Hitterdal: 100 years
Topics: Manual, Photography, Inventions, Stories, Christmas
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"What the heck is that?": Story of the oldest building in Barnesville
Topics: Barnesville, MN
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Clay County's Only Legal Hanging-Murder of Moorhead policeman Peter Poule by Thomas Brown
Topics: Hanging, Murder
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Valentines Remembered-1930s: Reminiscence by CCHS member, unnamed, of how valentines were put together in 1930s from kits Back to School - Pop Quiz: Trivia regarding 1890s Civil War Turns Potato Profits into a Ferry: Adam Stein's ferry across Red River near Georgetown 1860s 1934 Ice Carnival a Big Success: Figure skating, speed skating and barrel jumping featured in 1934-1935 events includes Flaten/Waten photos Alsops Try "Experiment" in Ice Boating: Failed attempt by Alsop Brother's...
Topics: Red River, Valentine's Day, Ferries, Skating, Quizzes
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Know Your County -  A Back to School Quiz: Clay County trivia "Wooden (Iron) Lung" - Miracle and/or Monster: CCHS's temporary wooden lung built by Moorhead VFW members in 1952 from plans published in Popular Mechanics magazine Roosevelt Brothers Bag Mega-game in Clay County: Story of future President Theodore Roosevelt's first trip to the West with his brother Elliot The Past Enriches the Present: Recent Barnesville historic preservation developments
Topics: Education, Technology, Theodore Roosevelt, Barnesville, MN
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Thompson House Placed on National Registry of Historic Sites: P. E. Thompson house, Barnesville placed on National Register of Historic Places Button, Button - A Century of Campaign Buttons: History and development of pinback and other political buttons Clay County Memorial Forest: Clay County State Centennial Committee project in 1958 to plant one tree for every Clay County family at entrance to Buffalo River State Park may have been ill conceived
Topics: Politics, Paraphanelia, Parks, Historic Places